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Verb: clobber  kló-bu(r)
Usage: informal
  1. Strike violently and repeatedly
    "She clobbered the man who tried to attack her";
    - baste, batter
     
  2. Beat thoroughly and conclusively in a competition or fight
    "We clobbered the other team on Sunday!";
    - cream [informal], bat, drub, thrash [informal], lick [informal], hammer [informal], trounce, whale [N. Amer, informal], paste [informal], slaughter [informal], smoke [N. Amer, informal], muller [Brit, informal], marmelize [Brit, informal], tromp [N. Amer, informal], beat hollow [informal], wipe the floor [informal], marmelise [Brit, informal], marmalise [Brit, informal], marmalize [Brit, informal]
Noun: clobber  kló-bu(r)
Usage: Brit, informal
  1. A person's movable possessions
    "did you take all your clobber?";
    - personal property, personal estate, personalty [formal], private property, belongings, stuff [informal]

Derived forms: clobbered, clobbering, clobbers

Type of: beat, beat out, beat up, belongings, crush, holding, property, shell, trounce, vanquish, work over

Encyclopedia: Clobber